Coordinator - Office of Student Involvement (TEMPORARY)
About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at the College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Coordinator in the Office of Student Involvement is a temporary position that is required to live-in/on campus.
The position reports to the Senior Associate Director and works collaboratively with the entire Student Involvement staff to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive co-curricular program that aligns with the College mission and reflects best practices amongst institutions of higher education. This position has specific responsibility for assisting with signature departmental events including Gateways Orientation, Spring Weekend, Senior Week and on-going late night and weekend programming. This position works closely with students and student organizations as an event planner.
Assist with the advisement of student groups (Purple Key Society, Junior and Senior Class Officers) and support the implementation of the associated programs (i.e.: Purple Pride Day, Senior Week).
Serve as an event planner for student organizations (media, special interest, philanthropic, religious, and academic interest groups), this position offers guidance, connects students to campus resources and supports students as they plan and implement a wide range of programs.
Assist the Senior Associate Director/Director of Orientation and Transition with the design, implementation, and evaluation of Gateways Orientation including the recruitment, selection and training of student staff.
Assists with the coordination and implementation a vibrant calendar of late night weekend programming for a diverse student body.
Maintain appropriate departmental and program budgets in accordance with procedures and uphold accountability for operating within approved budget limits.
Oversee the recruitment, training, and supervision of the Sader Night Crew student staff (approximately 10) in the implementation of late night weekend events.
Assist with departmental projects as needed; supervise tasks of student staff.
Represent the College with the highest degree of professionalism when interacting with both internal and external audiences.
Demonstrate and practice the division of student affairs values of connection, excellence, holistic development, reflection, and student-centered focus.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a live-on campus position which requires night and weekend work while students are on campus.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in higher education/student affairs or equivalent is preferred.
Demonstrate intercultural, diversity and inclusion competencies and a commitment to working with diverse populations.
An understanding of and appreciation for student development in a Jesuit Catholic context and passion for working with students.
Desire to work in a fast-paced; diverse and vibrant global institution is essential.
Must be able to work collaboratively and be able to make sound decisions independently.
Technical Skills - Display proficiency using standard office equipment such as a computer, fax, photocopier, scanner, etc.
Proficient in all Microsoft suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
PeopleSoft financial system experiences a plus.
Adobe Creative Suite, Drupal, Moodle, and Dreamweaver experience preferred.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three references.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual interests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.